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        AFRICAN COURT CALENDAR, AND DIRECTORY, FOR 1823 and African Almanack For The Year Of Our Lord 1823. Under The Sanction Of Government.

      Cape Town 1823.. Soiled, loss to around spine, not attractive, but complete.. Printed salmon stiff card wraps. 158pp + 32pp. 12mo. Very scarce in the original binding.

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        Parallele der französischen und deutschen Chirurgie.

      Leipzig, C. H. F. Hartmann, 1823. - Nach Resultaten einer in den Jahren 1821 und 1822 gemachten Reise. XII, 483 S. Pappband der Zeit mit farbigem Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung (etwas berieben und bestoßen). Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Hirsch/H. I, 118; Lesky 19. - Bekannte Schrift des berühmten Mediziners, die er nach eigenen Beobachtungen 1822 auf einer Reise durch Frankreich machte. In Paris lernte er Dieffenbach kennen, eine Bekanntschaft, die nicht ohne Einfluss auf Ammons Förderung der plastischen Chirurgie blieb. Im vorliegenden Werk setzte er sich die Aufgabe, nicht nur ein Bewunderer, sondern ein Kritiker des Zustandes der Chirurgie in dem einen und andern Lande zu sein. Es gelang ihm auch die unparteiische Beurteilung sehr gut. (H. /H.). - F. A. v. Ammon war der Hauptvertreter der Dresdner Schule und hat auf dem Gebiet der Chirurgie und Augenheilkunde Bahnbrechendes geleistet. - Vorsatz mit handschriftlichem. Besitzvermerk des Mediziners Muret, 1827. - Zu Beginn stockfleckig, Titel stärker, sonst nur vereinzelt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meine Erfahrungen in der Homöopathie. Vorurtheilsfreie Würdigung des Hahnemannschen Systems als Versuch, dasselbe mit den bestehenden Heilmethoden zu vereinigen.

      Leipzig, Hartmann 1823.. Tit., 190 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild.. Haehl I, 436; Schroers, Lexikon deutschsprachiger Homöopathen 22; Tischner 430. - Erste Auflage der sehr frühen Schrift des jungen Anhängers Hahnemanns. - "Caspari (1798-1828) hat das geschichtliche Verdienst, die Homöopathie als erster vom Standpunkt der Schulmedizin behandelt und dabei in vielem ein bejahendes Urteil gefällt zu haben" (Tischner). - Gering berieben und bestoßen. Gebräunt.

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        A History of Ten Baptist Churches, of which the Author has been Alternately a Member: as Which will be Seen Something of a Journal, of the Author's Life, for more than Fifty Years

      Frankfort, KY: J. F. Holeman, 1823. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. First Edition. Leather. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Complete: 2 blank pages, [i] title page, [ii] blank page, [iii]-iv author's preface, [5]-300 text pages, 2 blank pages. Sound binding, slightly sprung. Hinges starting. Pages clean but toned; some wear to edges. One signature stands slightly proud. Faint damp stain to last 25 leaves. Minor cover wear, mostly at spine ends. John Taylor was a very successful pioneer Baptist preacher who travelled and preached extensively in the early American west. This history provides an impressive and important description of religious life in the frontier of Virginia and Kentucky per The "Concise Dictionary of American Biography" and James R. Duvall's "John Taylor: Frontier Baptist Preacher." See also Sabin 94482 and Howes T58. Coleman' Bibliography of Kentucky History identifies the title as "rare." WorldCat locates several at institutions, but no auctions for the first edition on file at ABPC and AmericanaExchange.

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        uvres complètes.

      A Paris, chez Ladrange, 1823. - 9 volumes petit in-12. portrait. 2ff. 275pp. + 2ff. 379pp. + 2ff. 383pp. + 2ff. 378pp. + 2ff. 383pp. + 2ff. 362pp. + 2ff. 390pp. (1f.blanc) + 2ff. 363pp. + 2ff. 272pp. Plein veau brun, décor à froid sur les plats, dos à nerfs orné (reliure légèrement postérieure, dans le style romantique). Edition collective des œuvres de Sophie Ristaud, dame Cottin (1773-1807). Précurseur du romantisme, Sophie Ristaud, devenue Madame Cottin après son mariage, morte en 1807 à 35 ans, a mis en scène dans ses romans, des personnages féminins qui sont souvent les victimes de leurs propres passions. Ses héroïnes "semblent être les soeurs des héros de Byron, du Werther de Goethe. " (Larousse). Portrait gravé de l'auteur. Quelques feuilets brunis au premier tome. Déchirure sans manque à 2 feuillets du huitième tome. Bon exemplaire, agréablement relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aaron Burr signed document with Alexander Hamilton and Samuel F.B. Morse association

      Manuscript Document Signed ?A. Burr,? half-page on fourth page of manuscript document, four pages, 6? x 7.25?, front and verso of two conjoined sheets. No place, August 15, 1823. Folds, tiny pin holes at two vertical folds. Fine condition.In full, ?I have examined this a/c approve of the same & allow it. Aug. 15th 1823. A. Burr.?On the first page is a Manuscript Document, not filled out or signed, probably written for Aaron Burr who decided to sign a short statement on the fourth page instead. In full, ?I have this day examined and Settled the within amount with S. Sidney Breese and do hereby release & discharge him from the ballance due from him on former settlement. (he having within accounted for the disposal of the same) ?" and from all demands whatever. Witness my hand and seal this [blank] day of [blank] 1823.?A manuscript balance sheet appears on opposite pages two and three, headed ?Aaron Burr Esqr. Surviving Execut[o]r and Trustee & of Saml Bayard dec[

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        Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the Years 1819, and '20 &under the Command of Major Stephen H. Long

      H.C. Carey & Lea, Philadelphia 1823 - Text: expertly bound to style in full tree calf, covers bordered with a gilt double fillet, flat spine in compartments divided by darker tree calf bands and gilt roll tools, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers. Atlas: bound to style in half tree calf over period marbled paper covered boards, spine uniform to the text First edition of one of the most important early western expeditions. Edwin James was the botanist, geologist, and surgeon for this important government expedition, initially named the Yellowstone Expedition. Led by Major Stephen Long, the expedition added significantly to the earlier discoveries of Lewis and Clark and Zebulon Pike. In addition to his duties on the expedition, James subsequently served as the editor and compiler of this text, relying "upon his own records, the brief geological notes of Major Long, and the early journals of Thomas Say [who served as the expedition's naturalist]" (Wagner-Camp). Appendices to the text comprise astronomical and meteorological tables and Indian vocabularies. In addition to Long, James and Say, the expedition included Titian Peale as draughtsman and assistant naturalist; and Samuel Seymour as landscape artist. The published plates depict Oto Indians, views of the Plains, and buffalo. Major Long was the principal proponent of government-sponsored exploration of the West following the War of 1812. He travelled farther than Pike or Lewis and Clark, and blazed trails that were susequently followed by Fremont, Powell, and others. The expedition travelled up the Missouri and then followed the River Platte to its source in the Rocky Mountains before moving south to Upper Arkansas. From there the plan was to find the source of the Red River, but when this was missed the Canadian River was explored instead. Cartographically, the atlas contains the first maps to provide detail of the Central Plains. Upon returning to Washington from the expedition, Long drafted a large manuscript map of the West (now in the National Archives) and the printed maps in James's Account closely follows. The "Western Section" map is particularly interesting as it here that the myth of the Great American Desert was founded by Long: a myth which endured for decades. The designation Great American Desert appears east of the single range of the Rocky Mountains, together with a two-line note: "The Great American Desert is frequented by roving bands of Indians who have no fixed places of residence but roam from place to place in quest of game." Long's map, along with that of Lewis and Clark, "were the progenitors of an entire class of maps of the American Transmississippi West" (Wheat). American Imprints 12942; Graff 2188; Howes J41; Sabin 35682; Streeter sale 3:1783; Wagner-Camp 25:1; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 353; see Nicholas and Halley, Stephen Long and American Frontier Exploration (1995). 3 volumes (text: 2 vols., octavo [8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches]; atlas: 1 vol., quarto [11 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches]). Atlas: 11 engraved plates and maps (2 double-page maps after S.H. Long by Young & Delleker; 1 double-page plate of geological cross-sections; 8 plates [1 hand-coloured] after S. Seymour [6], T.R. Peale [1] and one unassigned, engraved by C.G. Childs [2], Lawson [1], F. Kearney [2], W. Hay [1], Young & Delleker [1]). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Vicar of Wakefield

      London: R. Ackermann, 1823. Full Calf. Very Good. 8vo. 24.5 by 16 cm. 254 pp. 24 hand-colored plates by Rowlandson of forever evocative, lively depiction of rural life. Tooley 436. Full tan calf with dentelle turn-ins and other gilt ornamentation. Light rubbing of the joints and light wear besides. Shadow where book plate once was and small abrasion on rear pastedown. The lightest of occasional soiling to the pages, which are overall clean.

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        Veduta Degli Avanzi della Casa Aurea di Nerone, sul Monte Palatino, dell aparte riguardante il Circo Massimo.

      Rome 1823 - Luigi Rossini was a master engraver who produced over one thousand plates of buildings, ruins, gardens and monuments. His career coincided with a period of great archeological activity. His etchings of Rome followed Piranesi's example, and reported the latest excavations to an avidly interested European audience. In turn, as they were carried home by Northern Europeans on the Grand Tour, the etchings fuelled worldwide interest in classical architecture., Image Size : 380x531 (mm), 15x20.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : 385x540 (mm), 15.125x21.25 (Inches), Paper Size : 520x740 (mm), 20.5x29.125 (Inches), Black & White, Copper Engraving

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        PISCICEPTOLOGIE, OU L'ART DE LA PÊCHE A LA LIGNE ; discours sur les poissons, la manière de les prendre et de les accommoder ; la pêche aux filets et autres instrumens; suivi d'un Traité des Etangs, Viviers, Fossés, Reservoirs, et les moyens d'en tirer avantage; avec un grand nombre de figures en taille-douce, ou description des pièges propres à ces différentes pêches; et TERMINE par un précis des lois et règlemens sur la pêche par J. C***

      1823 - un volume, reliure demi-veau havane petit in-octavo à coins (binding half calfskin in-8 with corners) (17,2 x 10,8 cm), reliure d'époque, dos long (spine without raised band), décoré or (gilt decoration), filets et roulettes or (fillets and gilt line), entre-nerfs à fleuron au fer plein (between the raised bands floweret with full blocking stamp), titre frappé or (gilt title), pièce de titre sur fond bordeaux avec filet or (label of title with gilt line), filets or en place des nerfs et en tête et en pied (gilt lines on the place of raised bands and top and at the foot of spine), dos avec des craquelures (spine with cracks) et restauration ancienne en haut du dos mais propre, papier peigné aux plats (cover with painting paper), toutes tranches lisses jaspées rouges (all (all red marbled edges smooth), orné d'un frontispice gravé sur bois en noir + 28 planches hors-texte gravées sur bois en noir, XVI + 416 pages, 1823 Paris : chez Corbet Editeur, 3ème Edition.LA PLUS COMPLETE.RARISSIME.en bon état malgré le léger défaut signalé (very good condition in spite of the smalls defects indicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ESSAYS, MORAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND STOMACHICAL, ON THE IMPORTANT SCIENCE OF GOOD-LIVING.

      G. and W.B. Whittaker, London 1823 - xvi, 226p, blank. Engraved frontispiece "Meditations Of An Epicure" by William Hughes. Bound in original buff boards, rebacked with new paper spine label. Oxford 151; Cagle 1012 for 1st; Bitting 452 for 1st; Simon BG 1422. Rare.Contents: "On the Advantages of giving Dinners, and the Qualifications and Duties of Amphytrions; with some interesting Particulars of the illustrious Count Zinzendorff", "On Modern Manners; containing Hints to Grown Gentlemen", "On the Theory and Practice of Dinatory Tactics", "On the Nature, the Intent, and the Value of Invitations", "The Fatal Consequences of Pride.", "On Modern Architecture, and the comparative Miseries and Comforts of Dining Rooms", "On the Physical and Political Consequences of Sauces", On the Importance of forming Good Connexions; and on the Moral Qualities of the Stomach", "On Mustard, philosophically considered; and on the use of Garlick as a Perfume", "On Roasting Beef.", ".Family of Hogs", "On Devils", "On Coffee, Liqueurs", "On the Nature and Properties of the Braise.", "On the Philosophy of the Stomach, with Rules for the better Regulation of Appetite and Digestion", "On the Financial Importance of Teeth.", "On Education, and the Application of the Science of Mnemonics; together with some Hints to Travellers, and Public Societies", "On the Qualifications of Cooks -- the Comparative Importance of the Military and Culinary Arts -- and French Cooks: with some Account of the celebrated [Charles Augustus Armand] Watel", "On the Health and the Morals of Cooks -- with some Important Rules for the Conduct of Female Professors", "Twelve Golden Rules for Women-Cooks, to be hung up over every Kitchen Chimney in the Kingdom." Moderate foxing throughout, but quite sound and presentable [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time

      Oxford - Clarendon Press, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A bright, clean complete set of the 1823edition of Burnet's History of His Own Time. Bound in half-leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. With a bookseller's label for 'W. J. Sackett' on the front pastedown. With a nameplate for 'Reginald Thornton' on the front pastedown. Gilbert Burnet, 1643 1715, was a Scottish theologian and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury. He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Burnet was respected as a cleric, a preacher, and an academic, as well as a writer and historian. He was educated by his father, and at the University of Aberdeen, where he earned a Master of Arts in Philosophy at the age of thirteen. He earned his Doctor of Divinity by eighteen. He travelled England and Europe for several years and in 1665returned to be ordained by the Bishop of Edinburgh. In 1669 he accepted the vacant chair of Divinity at the University of Glasgow. With the unsettled political times, he left the University in 1674 and moved to London. In London, his political and religious sentiments prompted him to support the Whigs. His energetic and bustling character led him to take an active part in the controversies of the time, and he endeavoured to bring about reconciliation between Episcopacy and Presbytery. Burnets later life was marked by Kings favours, religious controversy, and a self-exile which included some time at The Hague, asWilliam IIIs personal chaplain and later a trusted advisor to Queen Mary. As the Dictionary of National Biography tells us, as an author Burnet can be reckoned as one of the most prolific and substantial of his day. In his lifetime he published more than 140 works, ranging from sermons and short polemics to major works of theology, biography, and history. More important, unlike most authors his works were rarely ignored. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages are bright and generally clean. There are the occasional spots, that are most prominent on the first and last few pages. There is an ink stamp on the front blank, and an ink signature on the title page, of each volume. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; including researches and discoveries on the east coast of West Greenland made in the summer of 1822, in the ship Baffin of Liverpool

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co Ltd. 1823. Octavo Size. Good++ condition. Half leather, marbled boards, title patch to top of spine. Bookplate to front paste-down. Leather lightly rubbed at edges and corners. Rear board has a small chip to leading edge. Plate 1 - the general map, is a copy (sympathetically copied) tipped in as original plate torn out. All other maps/plates are present and original. Some foxing throughout. A very clean, tight copy of this important work. 472 pages An account of a voyage in which several weeks were spent in whaling and in the exploration of the Scoresby Sound region, in a search for Eskimo settlements and in quest of magnetic and other scientific observations. . 1st Edition. Hardback.

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson - Four Volumes, Extra Illustrated

      J.Richardson and Co. G.Offor et al, London 1823 - An account of his studies and numerous works in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition never before published: the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain for nearly half a century during which he flourished. An extra illustrated version in four volumes bound by Baytun of Bath. Dark green goatskin with spines uniformly faded, never-the-less still a fine set and scarce in this form. 220x135mm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; including Researches and Discoveries on the eastern Coast of West Greenland, made in the summer of 1822, in the ship Baffin of Liverpool

      Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co, 1823 - First edition. 8vo. 2 folding maps, 2 folding plates and 4 others. xlii, 472 pp. Recent half green morocco and boards. Maps and plates backed with cloth. Leaf A1 crudely repaired at gutter and along edges, occasional traces of smoke in margins. A very good copy. Arctic Bib 15614; Jenkins p. 144; Serbin 78171.1; Hill, p. 566 (& see p. 270); Sabin 78171 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; including researches and discoveries on the east coast of West Greenland made in the summer of 1822, in the ship Baffin of Liverpool

      Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, Edinburgh 1823 - Octavo Size. Good++ condition. Half leather, marbled boards, title patch to top of spine. Bookplate to front paste-down. Leather lightly rubbed at edges and corners. Rear board has a small chip to leading edge. Plate 1 - the general map, is a copy (sympathetically copied) tipped in as original plate torn out. All other maps/plates are present and original. Some foxing throughout. A very clean, tight copy of this important work. 472 pages An account of a voyage in which several weeks were spent in whaling and in the exploration of the Scoresby Sound region, in a search for Eskimo settlements and in quest of magnetic and other scientific observations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fine bust-length portrait lithograph by Juilen Boilly (1796-1874)

      de Villain [ca 1823], Paris - Cagli & Bucarelli: La Casa di Rossini Catalogo del Museo no. 82. A rare and attractive image. Signed and dated by the artist in the stone, together with an attestation to the fact that the portrait was made from life. Printed in black on a yellow ground. 193 x 165 mm. Margins slightly worn and foxed. In very good condition overall. A fine impression on wove paper. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Geschichte der Luftschwimmkunst, von 1783 bis zu den Wendelsteiner Fallversuchen

      Leipzig, Cnobloch 1823.. Tit., XVIII, SS. (3)-199. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild. Brug 187 (falsch "1828"); Liebmann/W. 654; v. Sigmundt/N. 296; nicht bei Darmon, Gilhofer u. Maggs. - *Sehr selten.* - "Der Verfasser (1769-1823), welcher verschiedene Lehrer- und Hofmeisterstellen bekleidete, befaßte sich eingehend mit Aeronautik, wobei er z. Tl. ganz moderne Gedanken entwickelte u. erfolgreiche Versuche, auch mit Fallschirmen, anstellte" (Gilhofer 90). "Von seinen litterarischen Arbeiten auf diesem Gebiet ist dann noch seine [vorliegende] letzte Schrift besonders bemerkenswerth..., in der er eine ausführliche historische Uebersicht der Leistungen auf diesem Gebiet dem Publicum vor Augen führte" (ADB XLIV, 616). Posthum hrsg. v. C. C. G. Keßler. Zachariä gilt übrigens auch als Erfinder des Papierfliegers! - Etwas braunfleckig, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        Abrégé de l'Histoire Universelle, ancienne et moderne, à l'usage de la jeunesse.

      - Paris, A la Librairie d'Alexis Eymery, 1823. 23 vol. in-16 de 204, 224, 231, 215, 212, 224, 226, 207, 288, 251, 284, 309, 288, 179, 268, 203, 175, 247, 288, 234, 185, 268, 205 pp.; basane mouchetée, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison de basane marron, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Deuxième édition, revue et corrigée; avec cartes dépliantes, gravures et vignettes. Exemplaire bien conservé (manque le dos au tome 21, infimes usures aux reliures, intérieur propre et frais). Manque les tomes 9 et 14. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage a la Terre de Van Diemen, ou, Description historique, geographique et topographique de cette Ile; par G.W. Evans, Arpenteur General de la Colonie. Traduit de l'Anglais, avec une Carte et la vue d'Hobart-Town

      Paris: Au Bureau des Annales des Voyages, Chez Gide Fils. 1823. (Collection de Voyages Modernes: Tome Dix-Huitieme.) First French edition. 8vo. 188pp (last blank), folding view of Hobart Town follows title-page, large folding map at rear. Contemporary green papered boards, spine title labels (red morocco lettered in gilt); extremities a little rubbed, light marking to spine and lower corners. The edges tinted yellow. Slight spotting along top margin of the folding plate and adjacent few leaves, otherwise a very good clean copy. Scarce. ***Ferguson 903. The first publication in French, the year after the first English edition (Ferguson 861). This edition has a French version of the map which was not bound into in the English volume, and is rarely found with it. .

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        Carte de la Terre de Van Diemen dressee par G.W. Evans arpenteur general d'Hobart-Town 1822

      Paris:. 1823.. Scarce & early map of Van Diemen's Land, now Tasmania. The French edition of this scarce map, also published in a notoriously scarce English edition in 1822. Evans was the surveyor general at the time, and his map is considered the finest of the early post-settlement maps of Van Diemen's Land and the first survey map of the island. Besides the coast, the only inland detail is along the route from Hobart to Launceston, including the outline of land grants. Copper engraved, 45.5 x 57.5 cm plus margins, original folds, some offsetting. Printed on laid paper, watermarked B (heart symbol) R. The lower margin has a damp mark & a small chip, both outside the impression mark. A very nice copy of an extremely scarce map. Tooley p. 204, p. 316, no. 210.

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        Timber Merchant's Guide

      John D. Toy for James Lovegrove, Baltimore 1823 - Contemporary (original) full sheep. (8.5 x 5.5 inches). 24 pp., [89] pp. of letterpress tables, plus 30 hand-colored lithographic plates by Henry Stone after Guillet at rear. Full title reading, "Timber Merchant's Guide. Also a Table, whereby, at one view, may be seen the solid and superficial measure of any square or unequal Hewed Logs or Plank, from one to forty-seven inches. Also, Plates representing the Figures of the principle pieces of timber, used in building a seventy-four Gun Ship of the Line, in standing trees" The second book printed in America illustrated with lithographs and an important record of the use of timber in ship building, as well as forest conservation. The 30 plates illustrates the most economic method of using various tree types to provide the variously shaped and stressed pieces of timber needed in ship building. An unsophisticated copy showing expected general wear to exterior and typical foxing; lacking spine label, joints tender. References: American Imprints 12738; Bennett, American Color Plate Books, p. 67; Bradely Bibliography IV, p. 222; Peters, America on Stone, p. 376 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Age of Bronze; or, Carmen Seculare et Annus Haud Mirabilis

      London: Printed for John Hunt, 1823. . First edition, 8vo, 36 pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, subtle repair to joints, gilt arms of the Society of Writers to the Signet to upper cover with their library label to the paste down. Wise II p. 41.

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        A PICTURESQUE DESCRIPTION OF NORTH WALES EMBELLISHED WITH TWENTY SELECT VIEWS FROM NATURE

      Thomas M'Lean 1823 - 1st 1823. Fine condition with no wrapper. 20 superb hand-coloured aquatints. Oblong format. Magnificent modern binding, three-quarters red morocco, raised bands to spine. Gilt title block to front cover. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Only a very occasional foxspot. A superb copy. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Picturesque Description of North Wales:.

      Thomas M'Lean, 26 Haymarket, London 1823 - Embellished with twenty select views from nature. In attractive modern half red leather with grey blue cloth, title in gilt to original red leather label top center. Spine has raised bands, title and tooling in gilt to green leather label. Internally, new endpapers, letter A in gilt to turn in, original paper title label tipped into fep, half title present, title page has a small repaired tear to front edge, unpaginated, 47 pp, 20 plates of aquatint views, all dated 1822, each with a descriptive leaf, with the plate list which has a small tear at hinge. Oblong 20.5*28cm. Printed at the Columbian Press, by Howlett and Brimmer, 10 Frith St, Soho. (Abbey 525)(OCLC 62186119) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Military and Political Life, Character and Anecdotes of Napoleon Bonaparte from His Origina to His Death on the Rock of Mt. Helena.

      Hartfort; For Chauncey Goodich 1823 - Appendices; Bonaparte's Will; Annual Expenditure etc. Steel-engraved plates. Subjects: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. France--History--1789-1815. Presentation label to the front pastedown. Scattered marginal foxing. Full contemporary aniline calf professionally and sympathetically respined. Minor panel rubbing. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Scans etc. On request. 1 Kg. 396 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches chimiques sur les corps gras d'origine animale.

      Chez F. G. Levrault (de l'Imprimerie de Cellot),, A Paris, 1823 - In-8° (207x130mm), pp. (4), XVI, 484, (1) di errata, legatura coeva m. pelle marrone con titolo e filetti in oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati. 3 tabelle ripiegate f.t. e una tav. incisa f.t. Minime fioriture. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione di questa importante monografia sulla chimica dei corpi grassi di origine animale. Lo Chevreul fu il primo a determinare che i grassi sono composti di acidi grassi e glicerolo, facilmente separati dalla saponificazione. "Chevreul’s Recherches is a full account of the chemistry of fats. He had revealed the nature of a large and important class of organic substances and had shown that they were composed of a few chemical species which were amenable to analysis and obeyed the same laws of chemical combination followed by simpler substances in the inorganic realm. The book is a model of complete, exhaustive research in organic chemistry. Few areas of chemistry at this time had been so throughly explored. Although his studies were followed by those of many chemists, who extended the number of fatty acids isolatable from fats and oils, there was no one comparable to Chevreul in this field until Thomas Percy Hilditch, a century later" (D.S.B.). "A classic study of animal fats. Chevreul discovered that fats are composed of fatty acids and glycerol" (Garrison-Morton). Lo Chevreul (Angers, 1786-Parigi, 1789), chimico morto ultracentenario, oltre che per le sue ricerche sugli acidi grassi è celebre per essere stato uno dei pionieri della gerontologia nonché l'inventore delle margarine e per i suoi studi sulla colorazione tessile e sulla luce e il colore. Assistente del Vauquelin al Museo Nazionale di Storia Naturale di Parigi, nel 1830 gli succedette alla cattedra di chimica organica presso lo stesso Museo. Partington, IV, pp. 247-249. Bolton, 365. D.S.B., III, 242-243. Garrison-Morton, 669. En Français dans le Texte, 237: "Il établit que les matières organiques obéissent aux mêmes lois que les composés minéraux". Poggendorff, I, 443. Brunet, I, 1841. Scienziati e tecnologi, I, 306 - 307. "Il principale lavoro di Chevreul si svolse nel campo della chimica organica e nel 1823 pubblicò il risultato di parecchi anni di lavoro sulla teoria della saponificazione. Il lavoro di Chevreul ha fornito la base scientifica ad un' industria la cui espansione era legata all' incremento della produzione di soda". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Pioneers, or the Sources of the Susquehanna;

      New York: E. B. Clayton, for Charles Wiley,, 1823. a descriptive tale. By the author of "Precaution. 2 volumes, duodecimo (181 × 103 mm). Contemporary sheep, boards dyed in imitation of tree calf, smooth spines fully gilt with drawer-handle tools, sun-in-splendour tool at centre, black morocco lettering- and numbering-pieces. Ownership inscription at head of vol. 2 title, the ink slightly spread; unobtrusive American ownership inkstamps to early blank in each vol. Joints and headcaps skilfully restored, paper repair at upper outer margin of first title, probably to remove a messy ownership inscription, sporadic foxing and browning as usual for American books of this date, still a handsome copy. First edition, first printing, of the first of the Leatherstocking Tales, introducing frontiersman Natty Bumppo, preceding the more common London edition. Vol. 1 is the first printing, done by E. B. Clayton, with all the points identified in BAL; vol. 2 is the first printing, first state, with page numeral 329 on the left side of the page.

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        Five First Editions Including: The Pioneers, or the Source of the Susquehanna; A descriptive Tale; The Last of the Mohicans; The Prairie; The Pathfinder: ot, the Inland Sea; The Deerslayer:or, the First War-Path.

      New-York Published by Charles Wiley 1823 - Uniformly Bound Set of "Leather-Stocking Tales" First Editions COOPER, James Fenimore. [Five First Editions].New York and Philadelphia, 1823-1841. All volumes uniformly bound in full modern mottled calf by Bennett, N.Y. Spines lettered and ruled in gilt. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Housed together in a cloth slipcase. Overall a very good set with just a few minor cases of shelfwear. Ten twelvemo volumes (6 7/8 x 4 3/16 inches; 175 x 106 mm). {Comprising]: The Pioneers, or the Sources of the Susquehanna; A Descriptive Tale. New-York: Published by Charles Wiley, 1823. First edition. Volume I with the Clayton imprint on the title page but with text consistent to the Seymore imprint. First state of volume II with page number 329 on left side. Two sixteenmo volumes. xi, [1, blank], 275, [1, blank]; [2], [5]-329, [1, blank] pp. With half-titles and note on errata in volume II. Front hinge of the first volume expertly repaired. Some dampstaining to the first few pages of each volume. Previous owner's old ink signature on first few pages of volume II. In volume II, page 217, lacking a corner slightly affecting text, and page 228, corner repaired but with no loss of text. Some minor staining throughout volume II. [and]: [COOPER, James Fenimore]. The Last of the Mohicans. A Narrative of 1757. By the Author of "The Pioneers." Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. First edition, first issue with the following issue points: Vol. I: pagination present on page 71, page 89 misnumbered 93, chapter XVI misnumbered XIV and the final "i" is present on page vii, (in some copies it is numbered "vi"; BAL states that "examination suggests that the folio was correctly set and the 'i' may have dropped out during the printing," the sequence of states has not been established). State A of Volume II (sequence of states not determined) with "a Book" in the fifth line of the copyright notice. [i]-xi, [1, blank], 282; [2], 289, [1, blank] pp. Without two blanks. Title -page of volume I has been washed in an attempt to eliminate previous owner's name. Some dark toning to preliminaries. A small streak of a dark brown stain on pages 259-264. Head cap of volume I a bit chipped. Title-page of volume II with a number of small professionally repaired closed tears. Some toning and staining throughout. [and]: [COOPER, James Fenimore]. The Prairie; A Tale. By the Author of The "Pioneers and the Last of the Mohicans." Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1827. First American edition. [v]-xi, [1, blank], [13]- 252; [1]-276. Some toning and dampstaining to both volumes, mainly to preliminaries. Some rubbing to the text of the copyright notice in volume I. Some large marginal repairs to title-page and first text page and final of volume II, not affecting text an first two leaves and barely affecting text on last leaf. [and]: [COOPER, James Fenimore]. The Pathfinder: or, The Inland Sea. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1840. First American Edition, first state of volume I with the imprints in the middle of page [2] and no copyright notice. [2, blank], [1-2]3[iv]13-240; [1-2]3-233, [1, blank] pp. (Correct collation.) Without one blank. Title-pages of each volume with dampstaining in an attempt to wash off previous owner's old ink signatures. A bit of minor foxing throughout. [and]: COOPER, James Fenimore. The Deerslayer: or, The First War-Path. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. First edition. Two twelvemo volumes. [v], [6]-7,viii-xi[xii]13-267, [1,blank]; [3]4-282 pp. without one blank. Occasional foxing and tex may have been washed. BAL 3829, 3833. Spiller & Blackburn, 3. HBS 65766. $10,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WORLD IN MINIATURE; THE NETHERLANDS, containing a description of the character, manners, habits, and costumes of the inhabitants of the late Seven United Provinces, Flanders and Brabant

      London: R. Ackermann, [1823]. First edition. Illustrated with eighteen hand colored engravings. 12mo, bound in three-quarter dark tan calf and cloth, spines with gilt decorated Regency style raised bands, gilt lettered on contrasting red and green morocco labels. viiii, Directions to the Binder leaf, 241. A very fine and very handsome copy. A lovely copy, with fine and clear impressions and colouring.

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        Trier's Alterthümer und Umgebungen in 22 pittoresken Ansichten aufgenommen von Hahvich Sohn. Steindruck von J. Susenbeth in Frankfurt am Main.

      Johann Jacob Lintz, Trier, 1823 - Trier, Johann Jacob Lintz 1823. Groß-Folio (63 x 39 cm). 11 Seiten Text, 1 gefalteter Plan, 1 gefaltetes Panorama, 20 lithographierte Ansichten. Blaue Original-Broschur (46 x 30 cm), unbeschnitten. Zusammen mit den Ansichten in einer modernen Halbleder-Klappschatulle. Der Plan mit ergänzten Randschäden, sonst gutes Exemplar. Absolut vollständiges Exemplar mit dem meist fehlenden Plan, der (abweichend zu den Ansichten) bei Müller in Karlsruhe gedruckt wurde. Offenbar war die Auflagenhöhe für diesen wesentlich kleiner, denn es tauchen erheblich mehr Exemplare ohne als mit Plan auf. Alle Blätter sind sogenannte Inkunabeln der Lithographie, siehe Winkler, Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie, Nr. 307. Vorliegend ein aussergewöhnliches Exemplar, bei dem alle Blätter unter Schrägschnitt-Passepartout montiert und zusammen mit dem Textheft in eine eigens angefertigte Halbleder-Klappschatulle gelegt wurden. Der Plan mit ergänzten Randschäden, sonst gutes Exemplar. Blaue Original-Broschur (46 x 30 cm), unbeschnitten. Zusammen mit den Ansichten in einer modernen Halbleder-Klappschatulle.

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        His Royal Highness The Prince Augustus-Frederick, Duke of Sussex, Earl of Inverness, Baron of Arklow, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Doctor of the Civil Law, Colonel of the Hon. Artillery Company, President of the Society For the Encouragement of ARTS, &c. And Grand Master of the FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS, IN HIS ROBERS OF ESTATE, His Train borne by Major-General OGG

      (London: John Whittaker, 1823. An exquisite portrait of Prince Augustus Frederick attending the coronation of his brother, George the Fourth Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex, was the sixth son of George III, and the most popular member of the Royal Family with the British public. Some of his cultural enthusiasms are indicated in Whittaker's gold printed and monumental title: President of the Society of Arts, Grand Master of the Masons and Doctor of Civil Law. He was later President of the Royal Society (1830-38). He lived at Kensington Palace and amassed a great library of 50,000 volumes. In the coronation procession from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey, he was cheered, a response not accorded all the royal brothers by any means. Prince Augustus Frederick married Lady Augusta Murray in 1793, without parental consent, and the marriage was annulled in 1794, though he continued to live with her until 1801. They had two children. In 1831, he married Lady Cecilia Letitia Buggin, again without Royal or Parliamentary consent. The Duke of Sussex was popular with the public in part because of his opposition to slavery and the Corn Laws, his support of Catholic Emancipation and Parliamentary reform, though these views put him in opposition to several of his brothers, including the two that became King, George and William. He was Victoria's favorite uncle and gave her away at her wedding. This plate comes from "Ceremonial of the Coronation of His Most Sacred Majesty, King George the Fourth". A sumptuous volume produced by Westminster bookbinder and printer, John Whittaker, to commemorate George's coronation. Most of the 40 hand-colored and gold printed plates portray the prime participants in the splendid costumes selected by George for the occasion. The Coronation was the most expensive to date, and it signalled the very different role George played as King in the cultural life of England, with his expansions of Buckingham House and Carlton House, his creation of Brighton Pavilion, the great growth of the Royal Collections. All these were expensive, but were projects and acquisitions befitting a nation that had become an empire. John Whittaker's "Ceremonial" was published in 1823. There were 43 folio sets. The titles on all the plates were printed in gold, using a technique Whittaker had devised to print an edition of the Magna Carta in 1815. The illustrations were by James and Francis Stephanoff and engraved by S. W. Reynolds, William Bennett and others. All were color printed and hand-painted, many with gold embellishments. The elaborate gold printed calligraphy is surmounted with a very handsome insignia that combines the three feathers, symbol of the Prince of Wales and the Regalia of the King, including St. Edward's crown, the three swords of state, mottoes and badges of the Royal Orders, beautifully tooled. Hardie, 69-71; The Royal Collection website; "Coronation of George IV" georgianindex. Hand-coloured aquatint with gold embellishments and gold printed engraving on vellum. Some marginal soiling and scattered foxing. Mild creasing typical of vellum.

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        Cruchley's Improved Environs of London. (Cruchley's New and Improved Environs of London, extending 15 to 18 Miles round St. Paul's, on a Scale of Three Quarters of an Inch to a Mile. On which is carefully delineated all the Main & Cross Roads, Foot Paths, & Gentleman's Seats, Parks, Inns. Divisions & Sub-divisions of the counties in Hundreds, &c. &c. &c., . From An Actual Survey). cover title.

      London. Engraved and Published b, July 17th, 1823, - by G.F. Cruchleym Mapper. folding linen backed engraved map in panels, 60x 61cm, mounted on linen and folded to 20.5x 12cm, colour & outline colour, map slightly dust worn, expertly restored and relayed, very good to fine, in the original slipcase which is heavily worn with paper label on the upper cover, very rare ~ With the increase in all means of transportation in the nineteenth century, these convenient folding maps were used by horse riders, wagon drivers, railroad passengers, steamboat voyageurs, etc., etc.

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        The Island, or Christian and His Comrades [bound with] The Author of Junius Discovered in the Person of the Celebrated Earl of Chesterfield, Summary of the Administration of the Indian Government, by the Marquess of Hastings, A View of the Causes and Consequences of the Present War With France

      London: John Hunt, 1823. First edition.. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 inches). pp.94 + 1 (advertisement for Hunt's publications). Bound with 3 other works in half calf over marbled boards, rubbed, lacking label to spine. Dealer's pencil marks to title page. O/w clean and bright. Byron's poem is the second of 4 works bound together here: The Author of Junius Discovered in the Person of the Celebrated Earl of Chesterfield, London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821, pp.124, prelims foxed; Byron, The Island; Summary of the Administration of the Indian Government, by the Marquess of Hastings, London, William Earle, 1824, pp.119; The Honourable Thomas Erskine, A View of the Causes and Consequences of the present War With France, London, J. Debrett, 1797, Eleventh Edition, pp.138, apparently printed on light blue paper. A Very Good copy of the first edition of Byron's poem. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        FARMACOPEA MATRITENSE EN CASTELLANO

      - Madrid, 1823. 1ª Farmacopea impresa en España. Imprenta Calle de la Greda por D. Cosme Martínez. Pasta española con tejuelo y dorados en lomera. XIV + 403pp + 2 h., 21x16cm. Guardas en papel de agua. Grabado en frontispicio. Muy buen esstado. ( Casa de Raimundo ) MEDICINA

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        Generalkarte der Gefürsteten Grafschaft TYROL nebst Vorarlberg und dem Souverainen Fürstenthume LIECHTENSTEIN.: Von dem K. K. Generalquartiermeisterstabe nach der SpecialKarte reduzirt und gezeichnet im Jahre 1831.

      [S .l.] 1823 - Grande carta del Tirolo composta da 26 fogli ripiegati di varie dimensioni così composti: Umgebungen von Bregenz und Feldkirch;Umgebungen von Elmen, Reutte und Nassreith; Umgebungen von Scharnitz und Telfs; Umgebungen von Kufstein und Schwaz; Umgebungen von Kufstein, St. Johann und Waidring und Erklärung der Zeichen; Umgebungen von Bludenz und Vaduz; Umgebungen von Imst, Landeck und Ried; Umgebungen von Innsbruck und Steinach; Umgebungen von Zell Und Pregarten; Umgebungen von Windisch, Martrey und Gr. Glockner und die Statistische Übersicht; Karte der Gefürsteten Grafschaft; Umgebungen von Nauders, Glurns, und Schlanders;Umgebungen von Sterzing, Brixen, und Meran; Umgebungen von Brunecken und Toblach; Umgebungen von Lienz und Hopfgarten; Umgebungen von Gond, Malè und dem Tonal; Umgebungen von Botzen und Neumarkt; Umgebungen von St. Leonhard und Cortina d Amezzo nebst einem Theile der Höhen Tabelle; Umgebungen von Molveno und Tione; Umgebungen von Trient und Salurn;Umgebungen von Primiero und einem Theile der Höhen Tabelle; Umgebungen von Riva und Roveredo; Umgebungen von Chiesa di Valli Arsa; Blatt zur Übersicht der Special Karte Tyrol und Vorarlberg und dem Souverainen Fürstenthum Liechtenstein. A completamento due grandi carte d’insieme che formano il Grande Tirolo e precisamente Karte O. Tyrol mit Zeichenerklärung e Karte W. Tyrol. Il tutto contenuto in una bella custodia con cofanetto in pelle. Carta di grande fascino e molto rara, non compare sul Tomasi e in altre bibliografie.\r\r Formato: 26 fogli di varie dimensioni ripiegati di carta pesante applicata su tela, custodia con cofanetto in pelle. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, piccoli difetti alla bross. soprattutto al dorso.

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        The Works of Laurence Sterne in Six Volumes

      Samuel Richards, London 1823 - 12mo. Six volumes. Orignial drab boards, green cloth spines, printed paper labels on spine. Labels worn, else a very nice set in representative contemporary bindings. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mr. Babbage's invention... application of machinery to the purpose of calculating and printing mathematical tables

      1823. <p>[Babbage, Charles.] Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Sessional Papers (1823). Mr. Babbage&#39;s invention. Copies of the correspondence between the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty&#39;s Treasury and the president and council of the Royal Society, relative to an invention of Mr. Babbage. London: House of Commons, 22 May 1823. Disbound. 6 [2]pp. Docket title on verso of last leaf. 337 x 206 mm.</p> <p>Second edition, offprint version. The British government&#39;s reprint of Babbage&#39;s letter to Davy proposing the construction of a Difference Engine. The reprint includes, for the first time, the text of the letters from the Treasury and Royal Society. The government reprint was published both in Volume 15 of the House of Commons&#39; Sessional Papers and as a separate offprint (as above). The two printings can be distinguished by their differing paginations: the Sessional Papers version is paginated 9-16, while the offprint is paginated [1]-6. Van Sinderen 1980, no. 18(n). When we last checked there were no copies of this version cited in OCLC. Origins of Cyberspace 31.

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        Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, Describing Interesting Events and Transactions of This Period, With Numerous Historical Facts and Anecdotes From the Original Manuscript

      Richardson and Lord, Boston 1823 - Beautiful First Edition of Thacher's Military Journal. Includes an Appendix, Containing Biographical Sketches of Several General Officers. Binding Half Morocco Leather with gilt lettering and bands along spine; marbled boards, endpapers and textblock edge. Easily readable copy. "Query who has got the Bullet 1833 CE" inked on p. 127 next to the description of the discovery and execution of a spy. Top edge of dedication page cut, "London" inked near top edge. Rubbed hinges, small chip at head of spine, moderate edge and corner wear. Marbled boards heavily rubbed, marbled textblock edges faded. Moisture discoloration at top of p. 105-113 and p.482-520. Light to moderate age discoloration and foxing throughout. 603pp., including Contents (Index). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the History of France during the Reign of Napoleon (Four Volumes-Complete) Dictated by the Emperor at Saint Helena to the Generals who Shared his Captivity; and published from the Original Manuscripts Corrected by Himself

      Henry Colburn & Co and Martin Bossange & Co., London 1823 - Four Volumes, Complete. Quarter bound in later red leather over light brown cloth boards. Volume 1 - dictated to General Gourgaud, xiii, (ii), 408, (3-maps) pp. Illustrated with a fold-out facsimile of Napoleon's rough draft of his letter to the Prince Regent, General Gourgaud's Attestation of its authenticity, and a fair copy of Napoleon's Rough Draft, tables illustrative of the Battle of Marengo, and four fold-out maps; Vol. 2 - dictated to General Gourgaud, viii, 395, (5-maps) pp. Illustrated with fold-out facsimile of a page of the manuscript dictated to General Gourgaud, and four fold-out maps; Vol. 3 - dictated to the Count de Montholon, xiii, 423 pp. Illustrated with a fold-out facsimile of a page of the Manuscript written at St. Helena by General Montholon dictated by Napoleon and corrected with his own hand; Vol. 4 - dictated to the Count de Montholon, viii, 483 pp. Illustrated with fold-out facsimile of Napoleon's hand-written Instructions for the Publication of his Memoirs of the War in Italy. An extremely fine and rare copy. . All four volumes fresh and clean, all pages supple and unmarked. This is an extremely fine copy in a later binding. Extremely rare in this wonderful condition. FINE. . Facsimiles and Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiii, (ii), 408, (3); pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO INDIA; OF A SHIPWRECK ON BOARD THE LADY CASTLEREAGH; AND A DESCRIPTION OF NEW SOUTH WALES [with,] Recollections of Sicily, by Count de Forbin

      London: Sir Richard Phillips, 1823. First Edition. 8vo, disbound. 112. A very bright, clean and well preserved copy, partially unopened. RARE. A descriptive account of the author&#146;s experiences as a merchant seaman. Includes some vivid passages about a near-catastrophic gale encountered while sailing from Madras to Cuddalore, and observations on Indian and Chinese cultural practices.<br> &#147;The only edition of this description of a visit to New South Wales in 1818 and one of surprisingly few accounts of a voyage on a convict transport. Cramp explains that the "scarcity of employment in England determined me again to try my fortune abroad". He found a place on the convict transport Tottenham, which struck a reef shortly after leaving Woolwich, and then transferred to the Lady Castlereagh, which at 842 tons was the largest convict ship of its time. Although the descriptions of the two Australian colonies are relatively brief, they are well written and give a good idea of Sydney, Newcastle and Hobart as they appeared to a visitor in the latter years of Macquarie"s governorship. Cramp returned by way of India, since Macquarie had chartered the Lady Castlereagh to transport troops there, but he was again unlucky: he was shipwrecked off India. He eventually reached England in 1821.&#148; See Hordern 2007<br> This volume also contains Count de Forbin&#146;s &#147;Recollections of Sicily&#148;, in which the author extolls the picturesque wonders of Palermo, Syracuse, Mount Etna, and Messina.

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        Elia. Essays Which Appeared Under That Signature In The London Magazine WITH The Last Essays Of Elia. Being A Sequel To Essays Published Under That Name

      Taylor and Hessey & Edward Moxon 1823-1833, London - 341 & 283 pages. First edition, first issue; Fleet Street address in Vol. I, and half title Vol.II. A large portion of Lamb's biography can be taken from the Essays. "His subject was humanity at large, but, in himself, he saw its microcosm. Using his own impressions and recollections as a text for his work, he wrote without a trace of egotism or self-assertion."[see: CHEL p.195]. ASHLEY III, pp.50, 53. GROLIER English 74. Both volumes lack adverts. Exceptional copies, double gilt cover border panels, raised bands, spine panels decorated with gilt floral motifs, elaborate inner dentelles, blue watered silk endpapers. Full late nineteenth century red morocco gilt. Aeg. Fine in fine matching red cloth slipcase. 2 vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ELIA and THE LAST ESSAYS OF ELIA. BEING A SEQUEL TO ESSAYS PUBLISHED UNDER THAT NAME

      Taylor & Hessey/Edward Moxon 1823/1833, London - Two volumes bound by Tout & Sons in 3/4 blue morocco leather with gilt-decorated spines with five raised bands, marbled boards, top edge gilt. Second Issue of ELIA and First English Edition of LAST ESSAYS. Bound with half titles but without ads in the first volume. About Fine and attractively bound [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        To His Most Excellent Majesty King George the Fourth This Monument of Art Is, By Permission, Most Respectfully Dedicated By His Majesty&#39;s Dutiful, Obedient Servant & Subject John Whittaker

      London: John Whittaker, 1823. A masterful engraving commemorating the coronation of King George the Fourth "The Ceremonial of the Coronation of His Most Sacred Majesty King George the Fourth" was a sumptuously produced series of engravings by James and Francis Stephanoff under the supervision of John Whittaker portraying the principal participants in that coronation. The coronation itself was the most expensive ever financed by the British people. The Prince of Wales was actively involved in every aspect of the ceremony, including the costumes which derived from Elizabethan and Jacobean times. Of particular interest in this plate is St. Edward&#39;s crown held on a cushion in the gloved hands of the Dean of Westminster, John Ireland. The crown, made of gold and silver, is composed of four half arches that join and are surmounted by a cross. The whole was adorned with 1,213 diamonds, which were hired for the coronation but which were returned in 1823 when Parliament refused to buy them. St. Edward&#39;s crown is now adorned, of course, with the Crown Jewels, which give it quite a different character. The Coronation signalled the very different role George played as King in the cultural life of England, in contrast to previous kings and queens, particularly the Hanoverians. With his expansions of Buckingham House and Carlton House, and the Royal Art Collection, as well as his creation of Brighton Pavilion and the National Portrait Gallery, the great growth of the Royal Collections. All these were expensive, but were projects and acquisitions befitting a nation that had become an empire. John Whittaker&#39;s "Ceremonial" was published in 1823. There were 43 sets. The titles on all the plates were printed in gold, using a technique Whittaker had devised to print an edition of the Magna Carta in 1815. The illustrations were by James and Francis Stephanoff, and engraved (using aquatint and mezzotint) by S. W. Reynolds, William Bennett and others. All were color printed and hand-painted, many with rich, gold embellishment. The elaborate gold printed calligraphy is surmounted with a beautiful insignia comprised of St. Edward&#39;s Crown, various other Regalia, including the three Swords of State, the three ostrich feathers, heraldic badge of the Prince of Wales, and ribbons with the motto of the Prince of Wales: Ich Dien (I Serve) and the motto of the King of Great Britain: Dieu et Mon Droit, all exquisitely tooled. Martin Hardie, 69-71; the Royal Collection website; "Coronation of George IV" georgianindex. Hand-coloured aquatint and gold printed engraving on vellum.

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      Valpy,, Londini 1823 - (Codice AN2016) In 8° 4 volumi, XXVI-596, 464, 600, 288-CLXXXIII pp. Pregevole e stimata edizione (2a accresciuta) con prefazione, note e varie dissertazioni in latino di Gabriel Brotier. Nitida e fresca impressione con eleganti caratteri tipografici. Una tavola genealogica ripiegata al quarto volume e dettagliatissimo indice analitico. Antica dedica a una sguardia bianca, lievi ingialliture. Bellissime legature piena pelle coeva, cornici oro ai piatti, nervetti e scomparti ornati, titoli oro, dentelle, sguardie e 3 tagli d'ogni volume, finemente marmorizzati "a pettine". Etichetta Premio in pelle, cornice e caratteri oro, ad allievo meritevole (1841). Magnifico esemplare. Euro 490 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        NUOVA RACCOLTA DI CINQUANTA COSTUMI DE' CONTORNI DI ROMA compresi diversi fatti di briganti disegnati ed incisi all'acqua forte. cominciati l'anno 1819 compiti nel 1822. Roma, Presso Gio. Scudellari., 1823.

      - Buona ril. coeva in cart. marezz., dorso e ang. in mz. pelle, titolo e motivi in oro al dorso, cm 28x41, 50 tavv inc. Qualche lieve fiorit. esterna al campo inciso, trascurabili tracce d'uso esterne, peraltro esemplare decisamente buono. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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